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Monteverdi Sierra

(1971 model)

Brief specs of 1971 Monteverdi Sierra

2-door 2+2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5210 cm3 / 317.9 cu in / 317.9 cu in, 119.3 kW / 160.0 hp / 160.0 hp @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, 388.0 N·m / 286.2 lb·ft / 286.2 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MonteverdiIssued from1971
ModelSierraIssued until
SerieSierraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMonteverdiCountrySwitzerland

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4680 mm / 184.3 in / 184.3 inTotal (curb) weight1400 kg / 3086 lb / 3086 lb
Width1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
Height1280 mm / 50.4 in / 50.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2740 mm / 107.9 in / 107.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1510 mm / 59.4 in / 59.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity82 l / 18.0 UK gal / 21.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.98 m2 / 21.3 sq ft / 21.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerChryslerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore99.4 mm / 3.91 in / 3.91 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.1 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.18
Fuel supply1 Ca carbEngine displacement5210 cm3 / 317.9 cu in / 317.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity651.25 cm3/cylinder / 39.742 cu in/cylinder / 39.742 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power119.3 kW / 160.0 hp / 160.0 hp at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque388.0 N·m / 286.2 lb·ft / 286.2 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)47.7 kW / 64.0 hp / 64.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output22.9 kW/l / 0.503 bhp/cu in / 0.503 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque74.5 N·m/l / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.45

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio115.9 kW/ton / 87.8 bhp/ton / 87.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringworm & roller PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.1 m / 39.7 ft / 39.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearde Dion axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Monteverdi Sierra

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